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Falls, Wallis Sign With Lees-McRae

Donte Falls (Shelby, N.C.) and Avery Wallis (Ronda, N.C.) have signed National Letters of Intent to attend Lees-McRae College and play men's basketball in the fall of 2013, announced head coach Steve Full Story

WKBC Returns As Flagship For 14th-Straight Year

WKBC-FM 97.3 (North Wilkesboro, Charlotte, Hickory, Statesville, High Country) will serve as the flagship station of the Appalachian IMG Sports Network for the 14th-consecutive year in 2013-14, Appalachian Full Story

Lopez Leads 'Dads To Victory In Debut

Starting pitcher Frank Lopez made his Hickory Crawdads debut Tuesday night and quickly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the South Atlantic League, as the southpaw shutdown the Full Story

'Dads Online Store To Help Storm Victims

The Hickory Crawdads, South Atlantic League affiliate of the Texas Rangers, have partnered with Minor League Baseball Charities and 51 other clubs in a "15 for 15" initiative to raise funds to help out those communities that were recently affected by the recent tornado devastation near Oklahoma City. Full Story

Bobcats Release 2013 Women's Soccer Schedule

The two-time defending Conference Carolinas regular season champion Lees-McRae College women's soccer team will face a demanding schedule this fall,

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Former Mountaineer Now With Braves

When Appalachian State University baseball student-athletes play their final game at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium, rarely can they say that

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2012 Football Media Guide Judged Best in Nation

Appalachian State University's 2012 football media guide has been judged best in the nation by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

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Lady Pioneers Skills Camp

Watauga High girl's basketball coach Klay Anderson has announced that the

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Costly Error Dooms'Dads

A well-pitched and tightly contested rubber match between the Hickory Crawdads and Rome Braves ended up being decided by an error, as a two-run miscue in the fifth proved to be the difference in the Full Story

Virginia Eliminates Elon In Regional Final

A great run that began in the Southern Conference Championship ended in the final round of the NCAA Charlottesville Regional as the Elon baseball squad saw its season come to an end with an 11-3 Full Story

Milligan softball signs Watauga's Robinson

The Milligan College softball team has announced the addition of Watauga High School standout Kimberly Robinson to the 2013-14 signing class. Head Coach Wes Holly made the announcement on May 17. Full Story

Drummonds Qualifies For Nationals

Taylor Drummonds continued her successful pace in the pole vault by finishing first on Saturday at the Champions Tune Up at Bishop McGuinness High School in Kernersville, N.C. Drummonds, a senior at Watauga High, won the pole vault on Saturday by clearing the ball with an effort off 11-feet, six inches, tying her personal Full Story

UPDATED: Pudney Named All-NW3A/4A

Watauga High senior Riley Pudney was the only Pioneers on the 2013 Northwestern 3A/4A All-Conference Team. The Pioneers (6-12 overall; 2-10 NW3A/4A), who struggled this season, finished in sixth place and missed the state playoffs for the first time since 2009.

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The 2012-13 high school sports season officially came to an end on Saturday. Here is a rundown concerning those results.... Full Story

Elon Falls to No.6 Virginia

Spencer Medick allowed just two runs on nine hits in a complete-game effort against sixth-ranked Virginia, but the Elon Phoenix fell to the Cavaliers by a 2-0 margin in the winner's bracket of the NCAA Charlottesville Regional on Saturday night in front of a raucous crowd of 4,434. Full Story

Gallo's Two-Run Blast Carries 'Dads To Victory

The Hickory Crawdads were one out away from losing their fourth straight game by one run Saturday night, before an already back-and-forth affair escalated into an extra-innings showdown. The 'Dads rallied for the lead in the top of the ninth, lost it in the bottom of the frame before finally prevailing with two-runs in the 10th Full Story

Blackhawks Win First State Title

Courtney Lackey of West Wilkes fired a two-hitter to lead the Blackhawks to a 4-1 victory over Robersonville South Creek in the third and decisive game Saturday afternoon in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A softball championship series at Walnut Creek Softball Complex. Full Story


Mia Blochaviak had three hits and Alexander Central scored in all but one inning en route to a convincing 10-2 decision over Wake Forest-Rolesville on Saturday to sweep the best-of-three  North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A softball championship series at Walnut Creek Softball Complex. Full Story

Elon Tops UNCW In Regional Opener

Elon used a five-run, two-out rally in the top of the sixth inning to highlight a 10-7 victory over UNCW in game two of the 2013 NCAA Charlottesville Regional before 3,243 fans at Virginia's Davenport Field.

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